Supererogatory Fasts

191418 - How to reconcile between the reports from the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) which suggest that it is mustahabb to fast the first nine days of Dhu’l-Hijjah, and the reports which suggest that he did not fast on those days 130136 - Fasting in fulfilment of a vow (nadhr) takes precedence over fasting six days of Shawwaal 13726 - The prohibition on fasting in the second half of Sha’baan 180158 - Is it possible to fast al-ayyaam al-beed based on the dates published in newspapers or calendars? 13729 - Is it mustahabb to fast the whole of Sha’baan? 21776 - Ruling on singling out ‘Ashoora for fasting 21819 - Will the person who intends to fast ‘Ashoora during the day be rewarded for his fasting? 21785 - Recommendation to fast Taasoo’a’ with ‘Ashoora’ 21775 - The virtue of fasting ‘Ashoora’ 21311 - The virtue of observing a lot of naafil fasts in the month of Muharram 66193 - Ruling on fasting the days of al-tashreeq 84271 - It is mustahabb to fast the first eight days of Dhu’l-Hijjah for pilgrims and others 7858 - Do the six days of Shawwaal have to be fasted consecutively? 7859 - The virtue of fasting six days of Shawwaal 7860 - When should a Muslim start fasting six days of Shawwaal? 146206 - Celebrating a child’s first fast 146212 - If a menstruating woman misses the fast of ‘Ashoora’, can she make it up after that? 176290 - Fasting ‘Ashoora’ only expiates for minor sins, not major sins, unless one repents 174705 - She fasted for six days of Shawwaal and wants to carry on fasting 178267 - He wants to continue fasting so that he can give up smoking